Teacher of Design Technology

Horizon Community College, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 6PD

7 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

£25,714 to £41,604

Teacher of Design Technology job summary

This is a very exciting time to join our Design Technology department, which contributes to the broad curriculum within a values driven college. All students study Design Technology at Key Stage 3, and our Key Stage 4 qualifications in Engineering, Hospitality and Catering, Graphics and Textiles are very popular and successful option courses. If appointed, you would join a team of specialist teachers who are all passionate about the importance of Design Technology and are fully committed to ensuring students leave with the best possible outcomes whilst engaging with and enjoying their learning. The successful candidate will teach Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 Design Technology.

At Horizon, a Design Technology teacher must be someone with a fierce love for their subject, who is talented, motivated and can inspire students to achieve their full potential. Working with a team of specialist teachers will be a particular benefit for staff that are new to the profession, something which can be unusual in the current educational climate. As part of this dynamic and successful team, you must be driven to achieve the highest standards and possess the creativity to maximise the use of our state-of-the-art resources and facilities.

Horizon has a whole-hearted commitment to professional learning that places individual development at the heart of its ethos. The College provides an excellent in-house training programme of Continuing Professional Development for Early Career Teachers and beyond, enabling staff to benefit from excellent opportunities to enhance their practice and realise their career potential.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A disclosure and barring services check will be undertaken for the successful applicant.

Horizon Community College reserve the right to close this advert prior to the closing date above.

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About Horizon Community College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1991 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01226 704230

The economic, cultural and social landscape of Barnsley is changing. Opportunities in further education, higher education and professional roles are increasing; opportunities for individuals to shape their own career pathways are growing; opportunities for individuals to challenge traditional socio-economic patterns are multiplying.

At Horizon Community College, our responsibility is to prepare students for this reality. We want young people to leave the College well qualified and with a unique skill set that will enable them to stand out from the crowd. We want young people to be in possession of a passport of qualifications and employability skills that will enable them to pursue exciting careers, attend prestigious universities, complete dynamic apprenticeships and play leading roles in regenerating this area and beyond.

Our curriculum is tailored to the needs of and meets our ambition for each individual student. This is underpinned by the College’s core values which help to prepare every student for a lifetime of success. Our Curriculum and Culture ambition:

• aims to challenge every learner, in every lesson, every day
• develops the character and skill set of all, through the belief that we are ‘Positive Role Models’
• ensures opportunities for all through our personal development and Careers and Enterprise programmes.

Successful education is also about working in close partnership with our families and the community to ensure our students succeed in each School year and are prepared for the next appropriate phase of their education. We work together to empower our students to believe that anything and everything is possible.

We heavily invest in the growth and development of our entire workforce, so they are also prepared for the next phase of their careers. We promote ‘one team’ working hard to support each other. We are focused on continued professional development for staff at every level.

We embed a curriculum and culture that results in Equity of Opportunity, Strong Community, High Expectations, Global Readiness and Kindness so that our students are School ready; Work ready; Life ready.

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